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Species Officer x 2

Reference Post Number: 102978  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Nature Conservation (Terrestrial Ecology)
Town/City Operations South Offices with a preference for Rivers House, St Mellons or Maes Newydd, Llandarcy.
Salary Additional Information FIXED TERM. C1 / £24,828.00
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 30/01/2018
Company Name Natural Resources Wales
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Jobs with Natural Resources Wales. NRW is the largest Welsh Government Sponsored Body - employing 1,900 staff across Wales with a budget of £180 million. We were formed in April 2013, largely taking over the functions of the Countryside Council for Wales, Forestry Commission Wales and the Environment Agency in Wales, as well as certain Welsh Government functions.
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An opportunity has arisen to join Natural Resources Wales Protected Species Team in South Wales. The team is looking for enthusiastic individuals with relevant experience in this area.

  • Location: Operations South Offices with a preference for Rivers House, St Mellons or Maes Newydd, Llandarcy.
  • Post Number: 102978
  • Grade/ Salary: C1 / £24,828.00
  • Contract type: FTA until 31 March 2019
  • Work pattern: Full time

Job Purpose:

  • My job is to help and sustain the natural heritage of Wales. I will do this by contributing to the delivery of NRW’s responsibilities and duties for protected species.

Job Specific Criteria

Essential criteria

  1. A degree or equivalent in a relevant environmental subject or relevant work experience.
  2. Knowledge of the ecology and conservation of, and approaches to mitigation suitable for the range of species protected by wildlife legislation and a working knowledge of relevant legislation and its application
  3. Good written and spoken communication and presentational skills, with the ability to write clearly for a wide range of target audiences.
  4. The ability to negotiate and work with a wide range of people, including landowners, partner organisations and the public.
  5. Show initiative and be enterprising but also demonstrate the ability to work effectively in team/ collaborative situations.
  6. The ability to currently and legally drive a car in the UK.

Application closing date: 30 January 2018

Interviews to take place on: To be confirmed

For more information and how to apply please visit our website.

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